The BMC said that in an effort to prevent a possible third wave of Kovid-19, crowds will not be allowed on the beaches in Mumbai for the upcoming Chhath Puja.
Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said that as an effort to prevent a possible third wave of Kovid-19, beaches in Mumbai will not be allowed to become overcrowded during the upcoming Chhath Puja. According to the revised guideline, BMC will instead make artificial ponds in different areas of the city and it will bear the entire cost of this work.Also Read – People who got infected with Corona, Pfizer and ExtraZeneca vaccines are more effective, research revealed
The Shiv Sena-controlled BMC has asked the police department to ensure that beaches are not overcrowded on Chhath Puja. Chhath Puja is mainly celebrated by the people of Bihar and this time Chhath is on 10th and 11th November. Also Read – Dengue new trouble in Delhi: This time the highest number of deaths after 2017, 2700 cases found so far
The BMC said that the concerned regional officers would be responsible for making artificial ponds and filling them after the festival is over. Explaining the reason behind celebrating Chhath in a limited manner, BMC said that from October 1 to November 6, 1753 cases of Kovid-19 have been reported in Mumbai. He said that since the third wave of Kovid-19 is expected, it is necessary to celebrate this festival in a limited way. BMC elections are due early next year. Also Read – Exemption for children below 10 years of age coming to this state, will not have to do corona test